Food Safety Magazine takes an inside look at records management in the food supply chain.
It seems the Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska has come under fire recently for what some say is her inappropriate use of text messaging to discuss City Council business.
Alberta, Canada's Premier-Designate Rachel Notley ordered all Alberta government offices to immediately stop shredding documents pending an investigation of improper records destruction. The move comes after an anonymous tip that documents were being mishandled at the offices of the Minister of Energy and Minister of Infrastructure.
A study conducted by records storage company Iron Mountain, Inc. revealed that only one third of federal employees are confident their agency's records are not at risk.
The federal government is all about finding ways to implement new and strengthen existing its records and information management policies. Unfortunately, while federal agencies keep coming up with fresh ideas, the government haven't been great about coming up with actionable guidelines to implement them.
The Illinois Attorney General's office has filed a lawsuit against Chicago-area document storage company FileFax, alleging it tossed hundreds of medical records in a dumpster outside its office. The files belonged to a chain of local healthcare providers that contracted with FlieFax to safely destroy patient files. It's safe to assume throwing them in a back alley trash can wasn't part of that agreement.
Enterprise data services vendor CTERA calls the newest release of its flagship data protection platform it's "most ambitious product launch ever." CTERA Enterprise Data Services Platform 5.0 is designed to provide a comprehensive set of tools for managing, accessing, protecting and governing enterprise data and files.
Document processing outsourcing isn't a new fad. It's been a staple of modern business practices for years and helps companies deal with document management tasks ranging from scanning to printing and points in between. A new report sponsored by AIIM and Swiss Post Solutions reveals that 57 percent of businesses support the outsourcing document processing tasks, but not every organization is comfortable sending their processes offshore.
Unified document management vendor FileBRIDGE made a series of announcements this week about its collection of technologies; FileBRIDGE Digital, FileBRIDGE Paper and FileBRIDGE Governance. A handful of new updates and improvements bring a host of tools the company says will "flip the HR time allocation pyramid upside down."
A big challenge organizations face when trying to go at least semi-paperless is what to do about getting necessary signatures on documents. The easy answer is to print out the docs, pass them around, and then scan them back into the system for safe-keeping. It may get the job done, but it's hardly efficient.